Archive for October, 2009

Grain Storage Advice from ISU Agronomist

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 6:18 am

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The unusually cool, wet growing season this year has put soybean harvesting behind schedule, and increased the need for drying.

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Washington Chamber Supporting Hotel Tax

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 6:17 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is officially supporting the proposed hotel-motel tax

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WCPH Still Serving Priority Groups with H1N1 Vaccine

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 6:15 am

Washington County Public Health is offering an H1N1 flu clinic tomorrow

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More Outdoor Play Time Needed for Vitamin D Deficient Kids

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 6:14 am

10% of American kids don’t get enough vitamin D.

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WCRF Recieves nearly $3 million in Grant Requests

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 6:12 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation has received 45 applications for grants during this year’s fall period.

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Acclaimed Author to Speak in Fairfield

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 5:56 am

Fairfield will welcome an inspirational speaker and author to the Arts and Convention Center

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NEWS UPDATE – Wellman Without Water

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 9:07 pm

Wellman is out of water and will be under a boil order after crews discovered a major break in the main service line today.

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Francis W. McAvoy

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 7:12 pm

Funeral services for 90 year old Francis W. McAvoy of Washington will be at 10:30 Friday morning at the United Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Elm Grove Cemetery. Visitation will begin at noon Thursday with family present from 6-8. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the United Presbyterian Home.

T. Cal Clarke

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 7:11 pm

Celebration of Life service for 85 year old T. Cal Clark of Eldridge, formerly of Kalona and Wayland are tomorrow at the Kalona United Methodist Church. Visitation will be today from 4-7 at Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. Memorials have been established to Kalona United Methodist Church, Kalona Golf Club, and Grand Haven Retirement Community of Eldridge.

October 26, 2009

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 8:29 am

Birthday Winner – Shauna Sieren

October 25, 2009

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 8:28 am

Birthday Winner – Laurie Reed

Demons at Mount Plesant to open volleyball postseason

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 8:14 am

The Washington Demon volleyball team begins Regional Tournament play this evening in Mount Pleasant.

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Cross Contry District/Regional Meets today

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 8:13 am

Area schools will run at their District/Regional cross country meets today. They were suppose to run last Thursday but rain washed them out and postponed the meets to today.

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Football postseason begins Wednesday

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 8:12 am

Four area football teams are getting ready for the sub-state round of the postseason.

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Margaret Ann Kuenster

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:50 am

Funeral services for 60 year old Margaret Ann Kuenster of Brighton are Wednesday (10/28) at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Iowa City. Her cremated remains will be buried at a later date. Visitation is from 5-7 tomorrow (10/27) night at the church, followed by Prayers for a Christian Wake. General memorials can be left at the church, or mailed to the family.

Supervisors Expected to Recieve Anti-Zoning Petition

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:43 am

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Washington County Supervisors will receive a petition at this week’s meeting asking them not to implement a proposed zoning ordinance.

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M-P Board to Discuss Cuts

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:42 am

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The Mid Prairie School Board will be discussing state budget cuts

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Iowans for Tax Relief Unhappy with Culver’s Cuts

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:41 am

Gov. Chet Culver’s across the board budget cuts has some southeast Iowans upset

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Business Consultant to Lead Seminar in Washington

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:40 am

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An acclaimed business consultant and author will lead a seminar in Washington this week.

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Iowa Healthcare Seen as Example for Natl. Policy

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:27 am

Iowa is receiving national praise for its healthcare.

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